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. >> reporter: the boat hopefully will be towed out of here once it is it'll be taken back into san francisco bay and towed to a marina in richmond where the boat will be looked over and any damages repaired. live in pacifica, ken wayne, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> b.a.r.t. says concerns about visibility caused major delays for passengers this evening. a b.a.r.t. spokeswoman told ktvu that train operators reported smoke in the tube. she later described it as more of a haze. b.a.r.t. closed down one track and that caused delays through much of the season. a crew was sent into the tube to investigate and returned to say visibility seemed clear. trains resumed on both tracks at about 8:30 tonight. >>> richmond police are searching for three men seen racing from a shooting. it happened at about 4:30. a man was shot and died at the scene. officers say their shot spotter technology alerted them. we checked with police but say no arrests have been made. this is richmond's second homicide this year. >>> a man who was shot and killed today on a busy san francisco street has been identified as 21-year-old
the cliff with family members. >>> in san francisco, a 68-year- old woman has died after she was struck by a car after crossing the street with her husband. tanya mathis was killed yesterday. her husband suffered a minor injury to his leg. this case is in the hands of district attorneys. >>> officials are urging 7,000 dental patients to get tested for hiv, hepatitis b and hepatitis c. they are all patients of scott harrison. an investigation began after one of his patients was found positive for hepatitis c and hiv. >>> according to the building in charge, the new restaurant will mix a craft man style with elements from a japanese shrine. he said it would open in a few months if all goes well. the famous restaurant was damaged during an early morning fire back on march 8. reconstruction is expected to start in about two weeks. >>> social media helps reunite a camera with its owner years after it was lost. >>> plus a new pope breaks with tradition. how he performed a holy thursday ritual like never before. morning, brian! love your passat! um. listen, gary. i bought the last one. nice tr
francisco's major says the art installation is expected to attract 50 million visitors -- san francisco's mayor. >> you can imagine anything you want in these lights. for me, it's the mustache you will see every night. >> reporter: some find the city's projections to see optimistic. >> it's something i would call a beehive. a big harry audiacious goal. >> reporter: this $8 million art installation is privately funded. it's still about $2 million short of the goal but it's gaining by allowing the public to sponsor dials, they raised $75,000 even before it went live tonight. reporting live in san francisco, patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and more details now, the light sculpture is 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high. the lights will be illuminated from dusk to dawn. the cost of electricity is said to be $500 a year. just look for the hot topic section right on our front page for more information. >>> we have developing news from san francisco where there has been a police shooting. this is a live picture from the bay view hunter's point. police chief suhr says someone crashed and gave
. >>> musicians with the san francisco symphony are on strike today. they walked off the job today in a contract dispute over salary and benefits. >> reporter: julie you probably noticed there are no picketers behind me, so in that sense, it's not a traditional strike. unless you hold tickets tomorrow, you might know the symphony has gone silent. he's second chair basoonist to the symphony. >> there's not a day i cannot allow myself to adequately prepare. >> reporter: he is rehearsing in his home studio. disappointed to be on strike. >> the attention we prefer is taking our instruments onto the stage, and performing as professional musicians. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: as contract negotiations reached a crescendo yesterday, they wore arch rival dodger caps to point out their l.a. counterparts are paid more. >> the third highest paid orchestra in the country. we really think that's important. >> reporter: the symphony director says revenues are not keeping pace with production costs. today, musicians began their strike with around the hall. >> it's a very sad day at the symphony, this is what we
have managed to admit that the deal benefits the san francisco 49ers, but not the city of santa clara. >> reporter: santa clara's competition did not approve the financial incentives requested by the nfl. >>> more details now, the bay area could see revenue similar to new orleans in this year's super bowl. that was about $185 million. league owners are expected to vote on whether the bay area or miami hosts super bowl 50 on may 21st. if the bay area loses super bowl 50 it will go up against houston. >>> this last night of winter we're back on storm watch. a late season storm is bringing much needed rain to the bay area and making for wet roads around the bay area. bill martin will show us where the rain is falling now. we start with christien kafton. >> reporter: there are wet roads here. you may be able to see rain in the headlights there. some people were caught off guard by this last blast of winter. the boys of summer had to play ball with a little winter weather tonight. the world baseball classic drew crowds. >> i told him if he needs it i'm going to remember he made fun of me
compares. california has a statewide minimum wage, a few city haves their own minimum wage. san francisco's is the highest in the country. new mexico is close behind and san jose's new $10 minimum wage is third highest in the country. >> on wall street the dow, pushed higher into uncharted territory it gained 50 points for its seventh consecutive daily increase. nasdaq rose 8, factors driving the market higher are more home sales. shareholders are reported to be getting a piece of the pie they are sitting on more than $130 billion in cash at apple, an investor group suggests that they will reallocate that money. >>> shares of zinga jumped, stock rose 10% rumors have been swirling since a reporter who writes about yahoo! said they are considering to significant acquisitions. >>> tuesday morning in vatican city where roman catholic cardinals are about to begin a historic conclave for a new pope. final pep rations before they are locked -- preparations before they are locked inside the sistine chapel. >> reporter: good morning frank there is a cold rain, pouring down over rome as the sun beg
be reunited with his family. matthew abraham took a bus from san francisco to sparks nevada yesterday. that's where these surveillance photos were taken. along the way he joined up with a man who became his traveling companion. the two traveled on together all the way to utah. >> he met another person on the bus and he wasn't quite sure as to who he was. he had a couple different names that he thought he might be. so there were some confusion about his identity. >> the stranger took abraham to the salt lake city library this afternoon and did a search on the internet. he learned from news reports that abraham was missing. now abraham's family is traveling to utah to bring him home. >>> we have new information now about last night's deadly shooting at the richmond b.a.r.t. station. police were back out at the scene tonight looking for rush hour commuters. ktvu's amber lee is live in richmond where what police are telling us they learned about the shooting, amber. >> reporter: we counted three shattered out windows. today police handed out these fliers to look for witnesses. 24 hours after t
in the neighborhood, but did not find him. >>> the san francisco police department bomb squad blew up what appears to be a live hand grenade. a man said he found the device this afternoon buried about 10 inches under the dirt in martin luther king jr. drive. he said it looked real to him, so he stopped a passing park worker to report it. the bomb squadded decided not to move it, and instead used explosives to blow it up. things were pretty much back to normal in the park. >>> results of a joint law enforcement investigation into the killing of a highway patrol officer revealed new details about the gunman. 36-year-old christopher lacy shot and killed him. investigators say lacey was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1997. he expressed anti-government views. a lead investigator says a motive for the shooting may never be known. >>> now to washington, d.c., where the house of representatives passed legislation today to keep the government funded through the end of september. that bill now goes to the president to be signed into law, averting a possible government shut down. also, one day after reje
are mostly back on schedule tonight after a fatal accident. patty lee is live in san francisco where a man was hit by a bart train. >> reporter: it shut the station down for nearly two hours, and it had a domino effect. causing delays that stretched through the evening. the closure of the bart station at glen park led to frustration, and confusion. >> i have no idea what's going on. >> reporter: the problem started with an incident an the glen park station. >> we had a report of an individual that jumped in front of a train. upon arrival, we had a stopped train, we did a search of an area underneath it, and indeed found an individual. >> reporter: the city warned riders of delays. trains headed to daly city were turned back at 24th street. for more than an hour, trains did not stop at glen park. >> pretty far to the next bart station. >> i'm still trying to figure out what i'm going to do. >> reporter: camden green thought about calling a cab. >> i was getting ready to call my boss and inform them i was going to be late. >> reporter: just after 6:00, glen park's station reopened, and relie
of the bridge. we are the ones that greet people coming into the city of san francisco. >> reporter: but the district said it had to act. >> it's about 86-cents per manual transaction. and it's under 30-cents for f asttrack trance action. >> reporter: 75 years of the human touch will be gone. >> i'm going to miss you all. i love you all and it's going to be hard not seeing you guys every day. >> i'm going to miss my regular customers. all the dogs that come through. i think i'm going to miss them the most. the little kids that wave and shout at us every morning. >> reporter: automatic toll taking is coming soon, march 27th soon. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the bay area toll authority is dropping its plan to charge people to walk across the new bay bridge on labor day. the $5.6 million budget for the opening party for the new bridge upset a lot of people who said the celebration should be privately funded. the toll authority considered a $5 fee to offset the cost but dropped that proposal today preferring to keep the walk affordable for everyone. caltrans is allowing just 120
homicide. the killing marked the sixth of the year. >>> in san francisco, a singer named michelle shock went on an anti gay rant that stunned people in the audience and many walked out. amber lee is here with more on what she said and an almost unheard of response from yoshi's. >> reporter: the concert took place here management tells me the singer song writer has been banned from performing here again. yoshi's is dark on monday's but michelle shock's rant during last night's concert is still playing out tonight. one audience member tweeted this photo the folk singer reportedly said, god hates and then uses a slur for homosexuals and says you can tweet that i said so. >> last night's events should not ever happen, first time in five years that we had to shut down a show. >> reporter: management showed the message that shock left on stage they say many in the audience of 200 walked out when she made the remarks and management pulled the plug. >> my first reaction was turn on the lightget the microphone out of her hands. >> reporter: this is her third performance here there has never been
the comments she made about gays and lesbians in a recent concert in san francisco. she said she does not believe god hates homosexuals, she says she was describing the intolerance and fears of others. here is a portion of what she said. >> we are at nearly the end of times. once preachers are held at gunpoint, and forced to marry the homosexuals i'm pretty sure that that will be the signal for jesus to come on back. >> reporter: in her letter, the singer wrote, my statement aequating the repeal of prop 8 with the end of times was neither literal or nor ironic. >>> 52-year-old joel coffman is accused of molesting one teenage boy, and secretly filming another in a bathroom. coffman coached baseball in oakland, and palo alto. contra costa prosecutors also say they think there are more unidentified victims. >>> today, the aclu filed what could be a ground breaking lawsuit against the city of san francisco. the aclu says police crossed the line when they searched a man's cell phone, without a warrant. ktvu's jana katsuyama tells us why this could have far reaching implications. >> reporte
>>> hundreds take to the streets of san francisco, chanting now is the time on the eve of a pivotal moment for the institution of marriage. >>> supporters of same-sex marriage staged a march and rally in san francisco ahead of tomorrow's historic hearing on gay marriage in washington dc. we have live team coverage. patty lee will show us how a youngster rallied the crowd. we begin with heather holmes there have been rallies before none had quite the feel of this one. >> reporter: julie, hundreds of gay marriage advocates squeezed together like sardines here in front of city hall. along the crowd was optimism and anxiety, with one woman telling me this is it. >> we are ready we are equal. >> reporter: at the very place where nine years ago gay and lesbian couples first lined up for marriage licenses in california, one more cry for equality. >> a new era in our country when loving couples may say i do, no matter what their color, no matter what their sexual orientation. >> reporter: tonight, city hall rallied, capped off a large march that started at the birthplace of the gay rights m
to the public. >>> a woman was hit by a train. the accident happened this afternoon near san francisco state. the victim was rushed to san francisco general. munni said the driver of the m ocean view train has been placed on nondriving status per policy. >>> the president is set to meet with congressional leaders in the senate. the gop wanted the same $8 million in cuts but would have let the president choose where to make them. democrats wanted 55 million in cuts and 55 billion in new tax revenue. after repeated dire warnings about the sequester, the president today defended himself against critics who say he's exaggerating. >> you've heard from a number of experts and economists that this is not a cliff but it is a tumble downward. >> reporter: the president explained that it could take weeks for people to feel the impact of sequestration. if congress comes up with a new budget by march 27 it could eliminate some of those cuts. >>> the obama white house made his tpreu as -- history as it joined the legal battle of same- sex marriage. the brief contends the voter approved ban on same-sex m
the golden gate bridge in san francisco. the park police were called to marshall beach shortly before 1:00 today. they said they found the body of an adult man. police tell us the man's body was fully clothed. >>> damage from a fire at a popular restaurant is estimated at $22,000. most of the damage is to the building's front porch. the owner spoke about the support she's already received from close by businesses. >> it certainly touches me deeply. i care about this neighborhood and businesses. it's just our 41st year and i -- >> reporter: waters says she hopes to have the upstairs cafe open in as little as a week. she says it is going to take longer to repair the smoke and water damage suffered by the downstairs restaurant. >>> noelle walker is live with more on how chez panisse helped transform a neighborhood. >> reporter: the restaurant is a major part of this restaurant. >> you never know who you're going to see. >> reporter: even presidents. >> i saw clinton walk in there. >> reporter: a fire here this morning claimed the iconic restaurants front porch. one of the neighborhood's ke
the accreditation commission will make its decision this summer. reporting live in san francisco, patti lee. >>> a former web producer has been indicted in charges of conspiring with the group anonymous. matthew keys is accused of providing anonymous with pass words to the los angeles times website. it was reported hacked by anonymous. he worked for ktxl which is owned by tribune the same company that own it is tribune times. keys had left the tv job when he helped anonymous. >>> it appears the state furlough days designed to save money may end up costing colorado in the long run -- costing california in the long run. more people ended up using less vacation days because they were forced to take so many furlough days. >>> the dow did it again. it closed up again and closed at a record high. it has now closed higher for 10 consecutive trading sessions. the nasdaq was also up to day up 13. as ktvu's anne rubin tells us the markets haven't seen a streak like this in years. >> reporter: traders are feeling the optimism. the dow jones is up for the tenth straight day. something they haven't seen
up on the right. look at santa rosa. under 80% of average now. san francisco, 78. san jose under 70% at 68%. when i come back, there's a chance for more showers around here. all of those specific, back here in about 10 minutes. >>> a warning knock about the sex offender. the plan to move him a quarter mile from a bay area school and the fight to stop it. >> in 90 seconds, a murder mystery in an upscale community and the questions it's raising [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit to apply. >>> in san jose, a man was killed today. it's the city's seventh homicide so far this year. the body was found in one of san jose's most expensive neighb
with any information. in morgan hill, lorane blanco. >>> san francisco police are asking for the public's help tonight to catch two burglars. this surveillance footage was taken on february 25th at the apartment building in the 1100 block of guerrero street. police say it shows two men picking a lock to steal a key left for postal carriers so they can get into the building. the two men are then seen inside walking through the garage before they disappear into an area with no cameras. here's a look at the men. investigators are asking anyone with information about their identities to call san francisco police. >>> a bill to approve civil unions for same-sex couples is on the desk of colorado governors tonight. passage of the bill culminates the rights to same-sex couples. one passage from a 29-26 vote in colorado's health. two republicans joined all the democrats to approve the measure. the democratic governor is expected to sign the bill. >>> the boy scouts is surveying about allowing gays and lesbians into their organization. the national council of the boy scout will vote in may. >>>
. strong earnings reports drove the markets. those were people from san francisco based marin software ringing the opening bell of the new york stock exchange. this was the company's first day of trading. marin software is a advertising management service giving companies ways to create apps. shares closed up 16% at $16.23. >>> in 90 seconds -- >> a family comes to sfo to meet a plane from vietnam. the person on board who could save their son's life and the emotional meeting today. >>> bay area students morning, brian! love your passat! um. listen, gary. i bought the last one. nice try. says right here you can get one for $199 a month. you can't believe the lame-stream media, gary. they're all gone. maybe i'll get one. [ male announcer ] now everyone's going to want one. you can't have the same car as me, gary! i'm gettin' one. nope! [ male announcer ] volkswagen springtoberfest is here and there's no better time to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. right now lease one of four volkswagen models for under $200 a month. visit today. >>> a brother's love b
of san francisco city hall this is where it all started. nine years ago when officials challenged the status quo by issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. the debate unleashed by that act of civil disobedience has found its way to the highest court of the land. david stevenson was inside the courtroom in washington, d.c. today as supreme court justices heard arguments and asked questions about the constitutionality of c alifornia's ban on same-sex marriage. >> reporter: as hundreds rallied on the streets of washington, d.c., u.s. supreme court justices asked tough questions on the constitutionality of california's prop-8 same-sex marriage ban. marriage traditionally has served as a vehicle for procreation. >> suppose the state said, because we think that the focus of marriage really should be on procreation, we're not going to give marriage licenses anymore to any couple where both people are over the age of 55. would that be constitutional? >> no your honor it would not be constitutional. >> reporter: theodore olson the attorney for same-sex marriage advocates clashed wit
in san francisco, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> pope francis marking his first good friday as the head of the roman catholic church. he took part in the nighttime way of the cross prosession in rome. he recall the 14 moments in the final day of the life of jesus. he also made a special mention of the friendship of muslim brothers and sisters. christians followed the path that the bible said he took on his last day. it means the way of suffering in latin. at each of the 14 stations, they stopped and prayed. the procession ended at the church where tradition says he was crucified, buried, and then resurrected. >>> a 6-year-old boy battling cancer. what he hopes you or someone in the crowd has that could save his life. >>> an >>> we are following developing news from oakland where a high speed chase ended in a crash in east oakland. the california highway patrol was chasing a stolen car, and that driver then slammed into another car. the driver of the stolen car was injured, and the woman in the other car was also hurt. the chase lasted 7 minutes and reached speeds of 75 miles an hour. it
as 38-year-old mark beeonteennee of san francisco. he chases charges of drug possession and resisting arrest. the truck was stolen a couple of days before that. >>> the silicon valley is welcoming a piece of hollywood. they are rolling out the red carpet for the films festival. there was actors on site. >> when you come here, everybody is coming out and making the effort and time to see the films. >> reporter: the festival run the through march 10 at 3 theater ins san jose. harrison ford, on sunday, will be presented with an award. >>> the star of a long-running sitcom had been battling cancer. they are heart broken. she was 69 years old. >>> church owe refers say it may be some -- church officials say it may be some time before they will find another pope. the pope's apartment has been sealed with tape, and it can only be opened for a new pope. >>> comments about israel, the minister was judged. in afghanistan, a group of wouldn'ted warriors returned to kabul. they are not there to fight but to heal. they shared experiences with those now serving their and the wounded warriors say i
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